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North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida Job Growth

There were 303,700 jobs in North Port, Florida in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 350,582 employed persons for the month. North Port added 1,800 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,687 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare North Port job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 303,700 +1,800 -10,600
CPS 350,582 +1,687 -11,571

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

North Port, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for North Port as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for North Port, Florida

CES employment for North Port peaked in November 2019 at 315,400. Since then 11,700 jobs have been lost in North Port according to the employer survey. From a trough of 267,300 in April 2020, North Port has gained 36,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 362,153 for North Port in February 2020. 11,571 jobs have been lost in North Port since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 281,791, North Port has added 68,791 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

North Port, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 303,700 1,800 350,582 1,687
January 2021 301,900 -900 348,895 6,646
December 2020 302,800 800 342,249 2,034
November 2020 302,000 200 340,215 4,360
October 2020 301,800 3,100 335,855 2,997
September 2020 298,700 200 332,858 1,374
August 2020 298,500 600 331,484 16,315
July 2020 297,900 -300 315,169 1,937
June 2020 298,200 13,700 313,232 20,136
May 2020 284,500 17,200 293,096 11,305
April 2020 267,300 -45,900 281,791 -69,731
March 2020 313,200 -1,100 351,522 -10,631